Chief Operator/ORO


Chief Operator/ORO

Town of Gananoque
Location: Gananoque, Ontario
Posted: January 4th 2018
Deadline: January 19th, 2018

Gananoque is a lovely, small town of 5,500 residents located among the 1000 Islands along the shores of the beautiful St. Lawrence River. The Town is a vibrant tourist destination located half way between Montreal and Toronto. Residents enjoy the quality of life that a small town can provide with bigger city centres minutes away.

The Town of Gananoque is seeking a Chief Operator/ORO to work in the Town’s Public Works Utilities Division. Reporting to the Utilities Supervisor, the successful candidate will coordinate operations and maintenance requirements of the Town’s water and sewage treatment, water distribution, sewage collection, and all pumping stations.


The successful candidate will possess highly proficient technical and organizational skills in order to lead the day-to-day work for the water/wastewater operations staff ensuring the systems are in good condition and meet all regulatory requirements, certificates of approval, and other related legislation. This position will be responsible for all statutory duties and responsibilities of the Overall Responsible Operator. The incumbent must possess Class II water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and Class I wastewater treatment. Related experience coordinating and overseeing jobs/tasks is an asset.

Additional Information

This position is a member of the CUPE Local 1701. Wages and benefits are in accordance with the current Collective Agreement; the 2018 hourly rate is $32.18 per hour.

For more details regarding this position, interested applicants may review the job description online here.

Interested applicants should apply in confidence by 4pm on January 19, 2018 via email, mail or fax.

The Town of Gananoque is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected, and will be only used for the purpose of the candidate selection.

Contact Information
Shellee Fournier, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Gananoque
30 King Street East, P.O. Box 100,
Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
K7G 2T6

Phone: 613-382-2149 Ext. 1113
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